In this episode, April and Saren talk you through how you can realistically clean out your home and make it the beautiful place you dream of – plus help your whole family KEEP it that way.
Posts in the "Housework" category:
Living is what happens in your home. Stop apologizing for it.
If you often feel like you’re surrounded with “stuff,” you’re not alone. Join April Perry and Alice Fulton Osborne as they discuss practical strategies for streamlining our lives. (It will do more for you than you think!)
Some sort of grocery shopping typically needs to happen at least once a week. But how do you make this into a process that the whole family ENJOYS? Join Saren and April as they share their top tips (and biggest grocery nightmares) with Power of Moms Radio.
Motherhood is a beautiful, wonderful pursuit. But it sure involves a lot of mundane tasks that have to be done again and again and again! In this week’s Radio Show, April and Saren discuss ways to find meaning and magic in the mundane.
I love the feeling of checking things off my list and progressing towards goals. But I’m learning to cherish the “doing” just as much as the “getting it done.” Motherhood is about processes, not just results.
The word “housework” is often corrected to “drudgery,” “whining,” and “necessary evil.” But housework can actually be a fun and meaningful relationship-building activity. Saren and April share practical and simple ideas for how we can get our children effectively and positively involved in keeping up our homes.
Realistic expectations. Small bite-sized jobs. Job training. This stuff can make a huge difference in the happiness and cleanliness of our homes. Check out Saren’s bite-sized job list and a quick video of the certification process that works with her kids.
Watch as Aubrey Degn uses some creativity and a lot of fun while teaching her children to empty the dishwasher and put away their toys.
I have always prided myself on being a great multi-tasker, especially when it comes to housework. I think of housework as a workout with some prize to be won at the end of the day. As crazy as it sounds, I’m often frustrated when my husband helps out. He moves so slowly and carefully […]
Moving into a new era of life can be a bit daunting. You don’t know what to expect, you don’t know how you will manage, you don’t know where to turn. Then somewhere in the back of your mind you realize, that’s all part of the journey, right? My children now, 8 & 11, are […]
For many mothers, the home is the “workplace”. You could say my work office is divided between the kitchen and laundry room. The balance is particularly challenging when work and fun occupy the same office space.